The Calcasieu Parish School Board has announced that Kaufman Elementary in Lake Charles will be closed today February 12th, 2020.

M.J. Kaufman Elementary is located at 301 Tekel Road which is off of Common street in South Lake Charles.

The reason for the closure is low water pressure on the campus.  The school board said that they felt that with the water pressure issue is was deemed necessary to close the school for today.

Scott Lewis

They also added that they will give the public an update sometime today as to the status of the campus and if the problem has been resolved.

If they are unable to fix the issue today, the Calcasieu Parish school board said they would give an update on the status of if and when the school would reopen.